Friday, December 31, 2021

Friday Evening Links

[Reuters] Wall Street ends tumultuous year near record highs

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Commodities Notch Their Best Year Since Financial Crisis Rebound

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Posts Its Biggest Annual Gain Since 2009 as Demand Recovers

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks End Banner Year Few Imagined in January: Markets Wrap

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Bull Market Overcame Virus Waves, Fed Pivot in Tempestuous 2021

[AP] Omicron’s New Year’s cocktail: Sorrow, fear, hope for 2022

[CNBC] Omicron hospitalization risk lower than delta, vaccines provide good protection, U.K. study says

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Schools Push Covid Tests After Anxiety of Holiday Surge

[AP] Wave of canceled flights from omicron closes out 2021

[Bloomberg] Cases Rise ‘Through the Roof’ as Omicron Sweeps Across U.S.

Friday Afternoon Links

[CNBC] S&P 500 is little changed in final trading day of the year, set for 27% gain in 2021

[CNBC] U.S. 10-year Treasury yield finishes 2021 above 1.5%

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Colorado Fires Burn up to 1,000 Homes, Spread in Blink of an Eye

[Reuters] Some cautious, many fed up, Americans prepare to ring in the New Year

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Fed Repo Facility Use Jumps to Record High on Final Day of 2021

[Reuters] China warns Walmart over alleged removal of Xinjiang-sourced products from stores

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Bitcoin Ends Its Bang of a 2021 With a December Whimper